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Panasonic HC-V550

Panasonic HC-V550
alaScore 89

221 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 221 reviews of Panasonic HC-V550. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and image quality. The zoom and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, zoom, image quality, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the image quality and portability are on the whole positive. The price and zoom also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the battery.

usability, zoom, price, portability, image quality

battery

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V550CTEBK Full HD Camcorder - Black (10MP, 90x Intelligent Zoom, Wi-Fi, NFC) 3.0 inch LCD (New for 2014)Panasonic HC-V550CTEBK Full HD Camcorder - Black (10MP, 90x Intelligent Zoom, Wi-Fi, NFC) 3.0 inch LCD (New for 2014)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-V550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and image quality. The zoom and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, zoom, image quality, portability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V550K Full HD Wi-Fi Enabled 50X Stable Zoom Camcorder with 3-Inch LCD (Black)Panasonic HC-V550K Full HD Wi-Fi Enabled 50X Stable Zoom Camcorder with 3-Inch LCD (Black)

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC / AAC, MP4
Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Wind filter: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1940
Battery voltage:3.6

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
GPS (satellite): No
Minimum illumination:1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR
Progressive Scan: Yes
Supported aspect ratios:3:2, 4:3, 16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
LED indicators: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):460800

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No
Shoe mounting point: No

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.70 / 2.2
Effective megapixels (movie):2.2 / 2.20
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:BSI / MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:2.51

Lens System

Digital Zoom:150 / 3000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):28 - 1740
Focal length range (f-f):2.06 - 103
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer type:HYBRID
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:1.8 / 4.2
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):174 / 176.6
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.8
Optical Zoom:50

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

AV output: Yes
Power consumption (typical):4.9
Video compression formats:H.264, MPEG4

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer LE 2.1
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Lens hood: No
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: No
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
HDMI: Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.000125 - 0.02 / 0.000125 - 0.04 / 1/25 - 1/8000
Shutter speed (photo):0.0005 - 0.5 / 0.5 - 0.0005
Shutter speed (video):0.000125 - 0.04

Still image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG / JPG
Maximum image resolution:4224 x 2376
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080, 3408 x 2272, 1728 x 1152, 3136 x 2352, 640 x 480 / 4224 x 2376\n3408 x 2272\n3136 x 2352\n1920 x 1080\n640 x 480 / [16:9] 10MP (4224 x 2376), 2.1MP (1920 x 1080)\n[3:2] 7.7MP (3408 x 2272), 2.0MP (1728 x 1152)\n[4:3] 7.4MP (3136 x 2352), 0.3MP (640 x 480)

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF, Exif 2.2
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
ExpressCard slot: No

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / AVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:960 x 540,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 5.3
Height :6.1
Weight:235
Width:11.6 / 5.3

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Indoor, Manual, Sunny / Auto, Cloudy, Indoor, Sunny